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Dionne Jennings with the Next Door Chattanooga at the Red Bank Council.  Tuesday, April 15, noon at the Red Bank Community Center.

Hamilton County Sheriff candidates Jim Hammond and Chris Harvey at the Hamilton County Republican Women.  Tuesday, April 15, 11:30 a.m. at Morning Pointe of Hixson. 

Hamilton County Commission candidates Randy Fairbanks, Perry Perkins (rep only), Phil Smartt, Sabrena Turner, Curtis Adams, Tim Boyd and Brent Lambert at the Tennessee Valley Republican Women meeting.  Tuesday, April 15, 6 p.m. at Republican Headquarters.

The Tea Party of Southeast Tennessee candidate speak and vet forum with Sandra Knight, candidate for road superintendent, Chal Thompson, candidate for Criminal Court judge (Circuit) Part 3 and Jason Corum, candidate for constable in the 3rd District. Tuesday, April 15, 6:30 p.m. at the Bradley County Courthouse. 

The Hixson Kiwanis Club celebrates its 67th anniversary and awards the 3rd annual Howard Sompayrac Distinguished Service Award to a person for outstanding service to the Hixson community.  Tuesday, April 15, 6:30 p.m. at Hixson Rib n Loin. 

John Mullins with the Animal Care Center of Ooltewah speaks on Hurricane Sandy, a Responder's Point of View; How to Keep Your Pets Safe in a Disaster at the Ooltewah/Collegedale Council.  Wednesday, April 16, 9:15 a.m. at Collegedale City Hall.

Ruthie Thompson, events and marketing coordinator for Outdoor Chattanooga speaks at the Hixson Council.  Wednesday, April 16, 11:45 a.m. at the North River Civic Center.

Maggie Neff with Thrive 2055 speaks at the North Hamilton County Council. Thursday, April 17, 11:45 a.m. at Budweiser. 

Weston Wamp, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress, District 3, speaks at the Chattanooga Civitan Club.  Friday, April 18, noon at Bessie Smith Hall.

UTC Graduate Design Presentations on Design of a Single Home Water Purification Unit for Haiti and Structural Foundation Study and Building Design for Chattanooga Boys and Girls Club Camp at the Chattanooga Engineers Club.  Monday, April 21, noon at DoubleTree Hotel.

Hamilton County Commission District 8 candidate debate at the Pachyderm Club of Hamilton County.  Monday, April 21, noon at Republican Headquarters. 

Eastdale Neighborhood meeting.  Monday, April 21, 6 p.m. at Eastdale Community Center, 1314 Moss St.

Dawn Skowronnek with Jack's Chattanoggins at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, April 22, noon at Sheraton Read House.

Fui Vakapuna, assistant to the athletic director at BYU, speaks at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place. Wednesday, April 23, noon at Embassy Suites.

Weston Wamp, Republican candidate for U.S. Congress District 3, speaks at the Chattanooga Civitan Club.  Friday, April 25, noon at Bessie Smith Hall.

Dr. Eltom’s graduate students will be presenting Under Frequency Control - Hardware Implementation for Automatic Adaptive Centralized Load Shedding at the Chattanooga Engineers Club.  Monday, April 28, noon at DoubleTree Hotel.

Chip Baker speaks on the Riverbend Festival at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, April 29, noon at Sheraton Read House.

Mark Campbell speaks on a healthy heart speaks at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place. Wednesday, April 30, noon at Embassy Suites.

David Butler, executive director for Habitat for Humanity Greater Chattanooga Area, speaks at the Chattanooga Civitan Club.  Friday, May 3, noon at Bessie Smith Hall.

Park Guide Antoine Fletcher speaks on the History of Russell Cave National Monument at the Judge David Campbell Chapter, NSDAR.  Wednesday, May 14, 11 a.m.  Contact for reservations.

Doug Hanson speaks at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place. Wednesday, May 28, noon at Embassy Suites.

Sande Lambert and Donna McConnico with Signal Centers at the Chattanooga Kiwanis Club.  Tuesday, June 3, noon at Sheraton Read House.

Councilman Anderson Taking Post With Mark Making

City Councilman Chris Anderson is taking a post with the public art group, Mark Making. He will be development and marketing director. Councilman Anderson has worked for a number of years as food and beverage director for the Bluff View Art District. He said, "I am closing out a few projects at Bluff View part time through the middle of May. At that point, I will be full ... (click for more)

City Won't Give In On Charging County Schools A Stormwater Fee

City officials on Tuesday indicated they are not giving in on the subject of charging the county schools a stormwater fee. The City Council passed a resolution giving the city attorney the authority to sue if necessary for the $1.7 million the city claims that it is currently owed. City Attorney Wade Hinton said he would not file the suit unless the matter can be worked out ... (click for more)

What's Wrong With The City Recycle Program? - And Response (2)

Being new to recycling, I have lots to learn.  I rely on 311 and the attendants at the neighborhood collection centers to assist in building my knowledge.   Recently, I had an experience that makes me reconsidered my recycling efforts.  I loaded up my car, called 311 to verify what I could take, only to be blocked by the attendant at my neighborhood collection ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: That Billboard & Much More

Now that early voting has started and our strawberries have hopefully survived this last blush of winter, allow me to catch up on some things but, first, here’s a letter from a concerned reader I feel compelled to share: “There is something I have noticed throughout Brainerd, East Brainerd, Dayton, etc. A billboard has been put up, I believe by the Health Department of Hamilton ... (click for more)

Cuonzo Martin Leaves Tennessee For Job At California

Tennessee basketball coach Cuonzo Martin apparently took his name out of the coaching search at Marquette so he could put it in a hat at the University of California at Berkeley. On Tuesday, Martin broke ties with the Volunteers and accepted the head coaching job with the Bears. Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart admitted Martin’s move surprised him. “Not from my perspective,” ... (click for more)

Mocs Win Women's Southern Conference Championship

The Chattanooga Mocs are your Southern Conference Women’s Golf Champions. That’s five straight team titles and sophomore Emily McLennan (Queensland, Australia) made it the fourth consecutive sweep winning medalist honors. McLennan was solid shooting 222 for her 54 holes on a tough week for scoring. She won by four strokes over Furman’s Taylor Totland and was seven clear of ... (click for more)